Past Events

May 2016

Wednesday 11th - 6:30pm

Come along to hear various speakers discuss their involvement in the Solitary Islands Underwater Research Group, its formation and activities. The general public are invited and tea and coffee will be available.

April 2016

Wednesday 20th - 7:00pm

The business meetings focus on the running of the club but issues relating to the local habitat and marine environment are also discussed. All SURG members are welcome to participate in these meetings.

Wednesday 6th - 7:00pm

SURG member Jane Graham's recent visits to East Timor and the Philippines will feature, with photos and tales of the sights both above and below the water in these fascinating countries. Come along and see some of the more out of the way dive locations.

March 2016

Wednesday 16th - 7:00pm

The business meetings focus on the running of the club but issues relating to the local habitat and marine environment are also discussed. All SURG members are welcome to participate in these meetings.

Sunday 6th - 10:30am

SURG will be active participants in Clean Up Australia Day on 6th March 2016 and will combine the clean up with Debris Surveys.

Most clean up activities focus on easily accessible areas, primarily along the high tide line. Last year Debris Surveys were conducted in areas more difficult to access and this year SURG intends to follow up on these surveys.

All debris collected will be assessed according to composition, density and size.

SURG is keen to have as many...

Wednesday 2nd - 7:00pm

Darren is a senior member of ORRCA , located here in Coffs Harbour and donates his time each week to that organisation by staffing the 24 hour Hotline from midnight to midnight each Wednesday. He covers the coastal regions from Sydney in the South to Cooktown in the North. Other Hotline team members staff the Hotline for other regions at the same time and on other days.

This presentation, by design, will inform SURG members of the valued work or ORRCA and go on to describe how he...

February 2016

Sunday 21st - 7:30am

After a great day out at Boambee Creek we're planning for our second outing for the year this weekend to conduct baited videos along Coffs Creek. It would be great if members can come along and catch up, so anyone interested please let me know on the SURG Facebook site.

Canoes, paddleboards or a tinnie are available if you don't have a watercraft. Just let me know and we'll make sure you have something to paddle with.

When: Sunday 7:30am Where: Edgar Street, Coffs Harbour...

Wednesday 17th - 7:00pm

The business meetings focus on the running of the club but issues relating to the local habitat and marine environment are also discussed. All SURG members are welcome to participate in these meetings.

Saturday 13th

SURG will have its first outing for this year on Saturday at 1pm to conduct baited videos along Boambee Creek.

The meeting point will be the boat ramp off Link Road. Access is via Hi Tech Drive.

If you are interested contact Matt.

Wednesday 3rd - 7:00pm

The speaker for the next SURG social meeting is Elaine Kwee. Elaine, a one time SURG member, has been involved with Sea Communities at Les Village in Bali for several years.

Sea Communities are involved in various activities including coral reef rehabilitation which two SURG members participated for a week last year. Elaine's presentation will explore the work they do; how volunteers are helping local people rehabilitate their reefs and subsequently rejuvenating their fishing and...

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